Indifference to Risk Law and Legal Definition

Indifference to rRisk is defined as that which consciously disregards a substantial and unjustifiable risk that the material element exists or will result, and involves a gross deviation from the standard of conduct that a law-abiding person would observe in the actor's situation. [Bd. of the County Comm'Rs v. Brown, 520 U.S. 397, 422 (U.S. 1997)]